Famous people died in 2000 - page 2

John Lindsay

John Lindsay

John Vliet Lindsay was an American politician, broadcaster and lawyer.

AmericanNovember 24, 1921133 views

Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams was an American civil rights leader, politician and philanthropist who played a major role in the struggle against segregation

AmericanJanuary 5, 1926139 views

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian-American actress and inventor who co-invented the technology for spread spectrum

Charles Perkins

Charles Perkins was an Australian aboriginal activist and soccer player, famous for his efforts to provide a better life to indigenous tribes

AustralianJune 16, 1936126 views

Hafez al-Assad

Hafez Al-Assad was a Syrian politician and statesman who ruled the country with an iron grip for almost three decades

SyrianOctober 6, 1930128 views

Son Sann

Son Sann was the former Prime Minister of Cambodia known for the progressive policies he implemented during his reign

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser was an Austrian artist and architect, known for his vibrant use of color

Robin Day

Robin Day was a noted British political commentator and broadcaster

BritishOctober 24, 1923178 views

Seymour Kety

Seymour Kety was a popular American neuroscientist who made great inroads in diverse fields such as psychiatry, physiology and neuroscience

AmericanAugust 25, 1915122 views

Steve Allen

Steve Allen was a television personality best known as the host of ‘The Tonight Show’

AmericanDecember 26, 1921191 views